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VOL. IV NO. 7
V;-N. C, JAN. 52 1918, $1.50 THE YEAR IN ADVANCE 7 . JACKSON BOY IN GALVESTON, TEX. J.u'i ai WES ARMY mm LUMBERMEN Weeklf krMews EHgest Dear Editor:-If you will perm'.t mc, I will write a few words through the Journal. I am at Galveston at present. I enlisted in the United -States Ma rine Corps July 5, 1917. at Phoenix Ariz., and went to San Francisco, Ca.l, and went through my training there, and on September 15, I was turned over for duty, went aboard the i;ulTalGCi Ceptetr.ber 18, and started south. For ten days I saw HO " o- ama Canal October 1, landed at Colon about four o'clock P. M., that is on the Atlantic side, and while the negroes were coaling the ships we were at liberty. And oh, geei wp were all "broke" but one big old tiv ' Stories of Activities an d Conditions Through out the Ilmfed States and on the Battle Frdntfrom Washington, D. C. Washington, January 21st. So urgent is the need for lumbermen '' and load builders for imnieiiiatfi'. ,3ryice in France that the War De partment has made an exception to i its previous ruling, and will now al- j low experienced men of draft age to enlist, under certain conditions. Any man between eighteen and forty-one years of age, who is quali- m:n' cni.st io tins service: but thev HI 33t 00.3111 DCrmiSSlOn tO dO SO TWinrf th 'wor with SnAin th fro ji Major C. E Clark, Chief of En- Army of the United States at its maximum strength aggrged 272,- 000 men and officers, 'tgAr mt in the field and in traUiinow; is practically six times "a'jireat: as the maximum number under- arms in tne ?nanisn-American w m AMERICAN FORCESiNG-V SIX TIMES AS LARGE ? ASX IN ? SPANISH-AMERICA AVAR: ; There Were 1,428,(80 enlisted men and 110,865 brrs in the U ited States Army at the begin ning of 1918, more than!)hc and a half times as largesfmy force ever before mobilized by this Na tion, according to a statement, by Secretarv of War Bakerr black and gold, officers; silver and j next spring than it was last season, black, adjutant generals clerk; 'The high prices being, paid for green, instructor Home - Guards; i sweet potatoes will tempt farmers green and white, Home Guards. ! to selltheir crop.', All having good These cords are are worn only on ! standard stock free from disease service hats. I should hold for planting. j Cadet aviators wear as hatbands! "See me if you need nitrate of men ana a nan wnue nDDon ana on soaa. coat collars insignia renresentinl 36 lit" " il l 1 O! 1 I me aviation orancn oi me amuai 64 s?ivice. Out of every 100 men called, . C . J J were ceruneu lor service aim Corps, propeller blades. were rejectea, exemptea or ais- charged. while out of every 100 Haiti has forbidden the exDOrt of white citizens called, 25 were certi- food.stuffs t0 countries at war with guicers Jiii;e, War Department, vVi s'v.ngiw'ii, D. 0., by mail or tele- f'lt ICllOW, WHO was mi cugiucci i ,. 'rH"" wv when he joined the M. u ana ne sent to r ranee as soon as tney are gave us all $2.50 each. We thought assembled, without being held here r'u'h for our dollar is II11U we .. ,tu ocmnph ns two of their's. Thi:; Ul 111 w --- - was a beautiful place, real old fash ioned and the cocoanut and bana na trees were growing for shade maJ nnrl thp streets were full of 11 V. I. O, linu 1 nrettv "senoritas" Spanish girls - nwi tliav wprp sure frieiidiy. We tHVl UiVJ just went to eating fruit. On the evening of the Znd we culled anchor and started north. W e saw quite a few whales and sharks; hit a storm juit off Cape Lookout, and believe me, it was some storm. Ihe old tub would almost stano on her nose and roll back and lorth until almost every soldier of tne sea was so &ick uiey wjcucu were in the cavalry. But on a fine morning we pulled inatNcrJplk ia:d we sure vere gkui to W ashore. lhci;:s ihcie hau been no arrangennts to takt us ..r ,v rn.l UP hr.-l tO tlV OUr old friend again; and we sailed up the Potomac within about forty miles of Washington, when the skipper got afraid to go any farther and iimnnpd anchor. So all we could do v.. viT - was to stand upon top deck and wish we were with our best girl, oi in a much warmer place than Vir ginia. While we were there' we got n wirr.lpcs wanting to kliOW where - mi .vuu ' ' 0 that bunch of marines were. The captain and; the skipper went ashore in a small boU ', ' and wired to Washington to send down after us. So the captain told us to put on all for military training. About 45,000 officers flecm c Tremendous nnantities oi "lumber -missioned from civil-life;Mffi are required by r;3 American troops "??"T-Z?&S28Z: . eiglll limes aa ,umuy.-a9:i f--11 in France, A special regiment, u , M K,DiHlM4mi .1 en-. t X-t 1 I 5 -f ' ' firnurn ac tup v !Mi rnoinpprfi is ;p- i -tcw7 . . t fied for service. SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES OFFER WAR COURSES FOR WOMEN STUDENTS Reports from 150 colleges and universities show that many typical war courses for .women are being -? . .1 -'I l- Ml! t;iven. Among mem are lauuime the United . States and countries i associated with them in the war. SOY BEANS AND HOW TO OBTAIN SEED Farmers desiring soy beans should get in touch with the county agent at once and engage their seed now, for thev are beiniJ bought raDidlv telegraphy, ; automobile mechanics, hv ol1tciders in lare Quantities. nautical astronomy, navigation, ele- E indication leads one to be- - j L -j : :i I .. . . J. M. McClung, Co. Agf HEATLESOiONDAY OBSERVED The first heatless Monday was strictly observed and only the mar kets and one drug store remained open, tne markets were open omy prt of the day. There were several people from the country in town but .the mer chants strictly observed thei order and would not open for any one. The Sylya Tannery closed - down everything they could shut; down April 1, 1917. tTIGLE ing recruited to cut timber in the forests of France and manufacture M ATCHES AND OTHER AJ it m umner. this re&iment will vv rzXTrz&te include experienced men of every mentary nursing. first aid, principles ... , h at . . will ot be v for five days ag ordered by Dr. Gar of war relief, 'draftsmanship, metfi- iower, but on the contrary they are field. They opened up Wednesday cal laboratory methods, map draw- nkely to be even higher than last morning and seem to be 'getting a ing, surgical dressings. spring because of the great demand, sufficient anlo ant of coal to run on V , . t. -V-. . . . - , . Above all years we should have now. - la time formerly devoted to recrea- tne bumper crop of soy beans in The town has taken charge of rifin ' - . ' i 1 ' ... r; .r-m, n.t- nnlir Ka. tVta rol cimatSnn orrl ?q ciinnlvind cause of the high nutritive value of the people in town with coal the bean itself, which yields from enoggh to tide them over this bitter 10 to 40 Der acre, but because cold weatner. as a graiing crop for swine it is un S, GERMAN NEWSPAPER CRITI CIZES PUNISHMENT OF SOLDIER'S WIFE The Committee on Public Inform- excelled in -western North Carolina M SRfiRfl RFI1 CROSS. itUUU IU9. luauc we iwiynnis r TU,it an PYPP pnt hrtV P.rOD tO lotinri nf nn nrticle armearin in ihe I j u j ...:,t i : ieeu sueep auu ediuc uuwug utc The ladies' work room has taken winter - Moreover the sov bean adds e f t, A soldierVwite whoihad; gather- L - producuve power of the ,3 : solidified alcohol. includingStWi S roots deep in c me imerested and m finishmg upthe MAILS .iPtE;;t, Postmasters are directenot;o 1 I nnnnr frvr chinmpnt to mftmD8rS )! erations. Fnm nkllSi Bremer Buerger-Zeitung: Th. on. h Fnd-nra nred im- Expeditionary forces pack9 da, r,o-.fa -hrt:i mediately 2,000 woodsmen, saw mill men, machinists and others Pu ll WaWki OLCillU UtCVMh . --r- r, - V , 1 www.. rf who have worked at lumbering, It -V .i- onnn - ..n liovo 1 heat. iiC'Ua O.UUU iliCH "Uiv- worked at road building. These mL4 ri3 to construct roads from the wood to the mills a'ld from the mills to the distributing depots. In con nection with both the lumbering and road-building operations com plete crews of men experienced in the great variety of machinery Used and in thee -imp and repair work involved are required. aui was sentenced for the offence sub goil qv wmch is the best 0il in the following terms: - . the market. At the same time the " MrsT Cbra Ganter, on; June 13, . h rorits hrin -UD Un- l-5li, uaoiymwivu aVOliaOie ' POIUSII, lUUl UJ yUic'CU moniorest; bFWaldlireh;eco I ?3, tUul be used only by legume one fagot ol .ujyifirUwif-the niants; 'and ' render it ; available to vainTof IO" pfenning. In Psh- . b!ant& . - :7 ' nFrnvp fy rA1TcE MrxNY ment-thereof, she is sentenced w a . he soy bean adds nitrogen, the i-r i-ti. . i. - v-w I r. r 1, 1 Hou'o irr- I1T1P flT I TI1MIIV rl 11V1 VJ11C UOY a iw i 1 t. V V Tt is not deemed safe t these article to mails fo? coimtries or for United Stdt vessels, incl? dug marines p m other countiieaig 3-naVf iS4iqrf CuuLDN'T i:eL0 DOWN HIS JOB. Bl MEN FIRST PASSED TO BE REJECTED AT CAMPS Fvamination of the records oi 10,000 men passed for military ser vice by local boards and then re jected by camp surgeons show thst ood Got So Bad Was Almost nearly 22 per cent of the final re jections were causea oy ucicvc eyes. Teeth were responsible for 8,53 per cent; hernia, 73.7 per cent; ear, .5.04,,. per , cent; ,,liert disease, 5.87 per cnt;' tuberculosis; -5,47. per cent. Attempts to evade military duty Paralyzed On One Side, Legs Swelled Up. work so rapidly that we hope soon to have a box ready to send away. We have one machine already and the promise of several others. by the time of next meeting. "The1 purchasing committee has bought more biaterialHhis time the unbleached domestic,' which is also hpind marie into shirts and ban- mobt expensive fertilizer to the s ;il . w haye , of prisonment. uy extracting ii from the air. Tiiere . mflri intn sweaters and 'The husband of the culprit ha about 33,000 tons of nitrogen jbuve wrist'lets been for three years at" the front, eaeh acre of land making an equiv- are invited to visit our ,he herself has three small children aleat of 225,000 tons of nitrate of work room on Tuesday afternoon to support in He-dirts' poverty. sU ; vv ich is worth $75.00 per ton. aud assist wkh the Wjlk AU help similar reports oi puiinuitiubiuuiu emember you will need the soy be reported in greater numbers. b(jaug Q pasture the brood sow and Our bureaucracy understands how her iitter for we must raise 850 to employ this period of shortage of h . m the county this year wood on a large scale for the bene- , , t you do your part? will be greatly appreciated. TEACHER'S MEETING. LAVED OFF FROM WORK FOR -; ; ! ' ,! !N EARLY'Pi'VE' YEARS'." ' l-.o, fit of the treasury. tt f4-.- -.nfPorincr for VPinTS aild being anable to work i am glad to say that ky- deception regarding - physical once more I feel like my old self and conditi0n were very few. tViP rlnthp wp had. for We WOUlCi i r i i-i0 nifi Rftlf and v ' ' , - OllCC liiUi v i. lltl lin. go Up the river as SOOn as the tug am back uj the job," declares another arrived. The tug got there about of these many men who had to give up 'in m nml with a few minutes work through poor health. 3 a. m. and With a lew minutes s, u.,iumen, mechanics and men work we had OUr sea logs Oil cu:u of aU kinds .vho -spend most of their were sailing up that cold river is time out of doors, often lay off and fast as the little boat COUld run. c-m't even hoM down their jobs because We landed at Qauntico at about 8 of blood or Lid -stion trouble that a. in. and Went into camp. A gradually, ana i:k, a tmef in the mghc, Stayed ihete about three weeks auu &ual3 .weir strength ana health aa. ; ,..-... whp.r. unl wiwt this well kno vn Princeton, in cuine an order lor 109 Co. ami lay furlough went to the waste MEN TRAINING FOR NAVY HAVE BENEFIT OF LIBRA RIES AND CLUBS The Army and Navy Commission on Training Camp Activities, in ad dition to the work being done in Arm" camps and contonments, iuv . has its reDresentatives in every MEN WITH TRADES HAVE CHANCE FOR ADMIb INTO SIGNAL CORPS Men qualified along certain lines, training station of the Navy and at although registered under the vev. every piace where enlisted men ar vV. Va. mechanic says a j oat it. "i suirered from blood poisoning j mv leg and partial paralysis on ou-j aide stomach trouble i l rtu.i,.. i in v r marched to town, went io rmwuu; with a numb. tive service law, may be indusied into the land division of the Si4-iial Corps, which is in need of me. the tollowmg duth: Chauffeurs, mutorcycie driver and dno pniJi.ie reoainneu svi r U11U preparing for sea service. There are 86 clubs for sailors at crimps and in adja em cities. Tlv r uling 53t - ri-irU roo;-. rr - are v ir I . , it - . S. t t e : t'li.' have arrangements for jnh vu , swimming pools and gymnasi a?. ness n my w iiole left side. My leg through the gulf to Galveston, built camp and got to ousiness. i a fine camp. The Marines Army Coast Artillery are all here, and thfi Avintinn Cnmn is iust a little north, We had some storm here yester terday; it blew most of our te::ts down and we only had an oil stove lor heat. We almost froze; but it is a great deal warmer now. As my letter is getting rather untilhe in field aud telegraphers, both wir and radio; telephone men, including In tne 18 camps there are given -i i-inrnlp nrl it P"c")L I .. i 1 .wnmiri ' toloTllirTi i t ' U fVO nntartninrnfintS rOTIO SWeliea up auu luiu-zuan- o- i gwitCnDOaitl upiauuip, v-iK1 eacn WcclV ju cuicuwuuivuiu ""cj so bad I was unable to work tor neany irmtiT1 and men skilled in test- ind fr0m Drofessional performances . i - .... . , vised me to get some Acid Iron Miner. 1 have been furnished ships , and stations by the American Library Associa- Thp. Y. M. C. A. has 42 build- phia by rail and went tO work lad ing ship, the Hancock. Wp nniiPfi nut about 6 n. m. the next day, went around Honda aim five years, men a : i in? and repairing telephone hectures, and exhibitions, to club . j ..o aftr those lone veais lines; te:epnone auu;icicgiap nignts ana-weejuy uautw. auuwu"v; ... ... . , A r,T. .i. annno KtQ i i v i ii , r i . i i.vi v.v w i-' , ii. i i. a ... is r - r . - i.. v. " o - I ' - . . . nf suffering my spot and that was gone soon afterwards. The numbness and paralysis left me and I feel better than I have felt in man wears. It cured me of all my troubles and boosted me up so good I am back at work for many years," writes W. H. Richards, Sr., Princeton, W. Va. ' If a man lets his blood go until it is sluggish and full of acids and poisons can hardly wane, iuucu i.-,- Man a 11111 ing both ing; homing-pigeon men; radio men men who are familiar with instiling radio apparatus; men qualified as i-iprks stpooiiraDhers. black smiths, mt eorologists, cobblers, cable men., etc. Men inducted for this division. unless otherwise requestod by the bief Signal Officer of the An , are sent to fort Leavenworth Kan, tVi ihft tunes , ......... i I k'KK ) u M long, will bring it to an enu, wu- n hardly mai ing the Journal and rll its readers s meet because bad health holds him 75)000 COLORED MEN CALLED ftanrilnplr " I u-v TI-.P fallow who gets "over the lrr. idviv V QFTF.TTVR- Goodbve until I see old hacM. Ihe leilOW who gcta Jackson too' ' of these high cost oi, iivmg aays . again, which I hope wont be Jt, omussome days I get kind of nnnds of people right here blue. Would appreciate cards ana - vir,inia endorse Acid iron letters, and if this gets by the waste m w est q nearest rrtrtivv .... 1 1 m... niti ' a uuo&ei wm wriic again. JrKOBT. DUMGARNER UNTO ARV1Y BY SELECTIVE- SERVICE LAW tion. ings and tents' in the' Various camps DE- Eight per cent of 9,586,508,, men registered uLder the selective-ser-uiia law iirft- r'olored. Of these near- 4-x Mar wran. l drue store. See interebuuftxu . Qnftn; h ft hften Veal ed and 109 Co. 8th Reg. U S. M. C, Calves- Pf .f eacu uuc- Advt. . We 79,000 certified; for COLOR OF CORD ON HAT NOTES SERVICE OE WEARER Just as -o s y ; bars, stuis auu cagicis ui oiiOuiu er proclaim ranking ofticers, the hat cord denotes the branch of ser ; faoh nri v te h, s c terH. Light blue signifies xuianuy ; -r- let. Artillery'r yellow, Cavalry; buff, Quatermasters Corp; scarlet and white, Engineers Corps; orange and white Sidnnl Corns: scarlet . -and NOTICE TO FARMERS nrmind limp, hns been nriced to the county agent at S2.60 F. 0. B. Sylva, burnt lime at 36c per bushel in car loads. Fann ers desiring lime should leave their orders at. once at this office. It is not generally advisable to use lime on land that g ows clover well. An attempt whl be mad$ to order fertilizer in car lots if all farmers desiring acid phosphate will leave u.tvr orders at once with the coun- .-: Ki memncr that it t :kes " , ior treight t reach iu a iuaiieu-Dow. Viorejver, u yo.i - f la do not order soon, it is very uoudi- rui whether you will be able to ob- t.4;,, nv fprti izer. Generally 16 lulll MJ v - per cent good ; is the most econom ical to buy. that is if you cannot procure 20 per cent goods. The cost ot a pound of pk nt food in the former is usually less than the cost of a pound of plant food in 10 or 12 per cent goods, though the cost per ton including the filler is more. But li. miiSL US UUlllC 111 UJ1UU maw iuv filitr has no lertiiizing value. Again the purchaser of high grade goods saves the cost of freight and land The following is the program of the Jackson County Teachers Asso ciation to be held at the High School Auditorium January 26. 1918, at 11 a. m. Prof. 0. S. Dillard President. Miss Mary E. Wells Secretary. Invocation Rev. E. R. Harris. Business Session of the Association. Mathematics in the Public Schools Prof. F. L. Wells. Address Prof. F.I. Watson. Reading Miss Lura Sullivan. Address Rev. E. R. Harris. Voc il S jIo Prof. R. H. Cooke. : jfcwal of Certificates Supt. J. N. Vvilsca. Program Committee, Homer Henry, W. C. Reed. Betty Snyder. in lib Horticulturist Thompson made the following statement on the sw?pf poir'to situation: iou will recall t..aL there was a of seed sweet potatoes and nlants last vear. ' unless an active r campaign is conducted to . encour age farmers to hold good seed stock, Mack. Ordnance; black and white,! the shortage in sweet potato seed field ejerkrriarooni Medical Corps;1 and plants, may be more serious PIGS IS PIGS AND SOUS IS SOWS. One three year old pure-bred berkshire brood sow $30.00. One three-quarter berkshire gilt $12.00. - Two pure-bred berkshire pigs sev en weeks old $12.00 each. Geo. P. Miller. m 7 HAD THE- GRIP THREE WEEKS With January cornea Jagrippe Lingering colds seem to settle in the system, causing one to ache all over, feel feverish and chilly, tired,. heavy and drooping, Mrs. lizzie Tyles, Henderson, Ky writes: "My daughter had lagrippe for three weeks. I gave her Foley . Honey and Tar and now she is all right" . Sylva Pharrnacy. '; , ev. - '--r-i ri: j t . y. )(,- i.4 '-i if'.. i -i t 1 V i f v; v- r 'V- ;' ! mil ! -4:5 ; it . . i i fit I A. 3 :' K f i tin 't ':. a. i l 7 '5 i 3 I' r. r- 1 Ml i .. I is. i IS! 1- ton, Tex. Pharmacy.,; I z '- c ' . i '